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Topic: Im so disappointed :(( 2 tumors

Forum: Mixed Type Breast Cancer — Meet others who have mixed type breast cancer.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2018 03:03PM

Danaqtr wrote:

Im so disappointed, the mammogram and images showed only 1 tumor small (1.4 cm) type IDC. after lumpectomy, the doctor shocked me saying he found another tumor (0,8cm) DCIS and he removed it. How this happen? how the surgon found it during the surgery and not in images!!!!!! he also mentioned a node but not lymph node something else not sure which node he found. The sential nodes are clean.

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Oct 1, 2018 08:24AM Palesa2018 wrote:

As I have learnt, the really small tumors are not always visible in imaging especially when the breast is dense. I had extensive DCIS and only in surgery was IDC found. DCIS is also not always easy to spot as it can be scattered. Mine was scattered in many places across a my right breast. What are the next steps in your treatment? Wish you all the best.

Dx 6/7/2018, DCIS/IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 6/12/2018 Lymph node removal: Sentinel Surgery 7/9/2018 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Prophylactic mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Surgery 8/9/2018 Radiation Therapy 9/16/2018 Whole-breast: Breast, Chest wall Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone), Zoladex (goserelin)

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